The Integrated Medical Affairs and Evidence Generation group delivers ambitious, patient-focused cross-regional and cross-indication medical strategies, driving data generation and dissemination, to maximize patient benefit from argenx products.
The Global Indication Lead will provide expert medical leadership to guide development, launch planning, life cycle management and support for approved products, as relevant for the indications stage of development.
Working in collaboration with cross-functional colleagues, and as a key member of the Indication Development Team the Global Indication Lead will input to development and delivery of the target product profile, clinical development plans and pre-launch strategy, and brand plans ensuring regional Medical Affairs teams insights and requirements inform all stages of development.
Provide expert medical input to guide clinical development, comprehensive evidence generation, launch planning and brand plan execution in relevant indications
Develop and execute ambitious short-term and long-term medical strategies, as key elements of the integrated data generation plan and brand plan
Accountable for the alignment of all global medical affairs activities in partnership with other cross-functional members of the Indication Development Team
Develop close partnerships with regional and country medical affairs leads/teams, and the regional indication strategy teams and ensure all activities maximize cross-regional impact whilst enabling regional team empowerment and supporting local delivery
Build and maintain close partnership with external experts, in collaboration with regional/country Medical Affairs teams, to bring insight to all activities
Initiate and support high impact medical activities, such as advisory boards, congress symposia and medical research projects
Drive the identification and development of productive collaborations including with healthcare organizations and experts, other important customers and stakeholders and professional organizations
Support strategy development for investigator sponsored studies and assessment of proposals
Partner with scientific communications to support development of publication and medical education strategies
Develop and continuously maintain the highest scientific and medical expertise with relevant diseases and products and be acknowledged internally and externally as an expert
Systematically capture, distil and proactively communicate insights and activities within argenx
Ensure all medical affairs activities maintain the highest standards, comply with applicable pharmaceutical regulations, as well as argenx policies and procedures
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Able to quickly understand complex disease areas, treatments and development and brand strategies
Proven track record of building productive collaborations with external medical experts and networks and to gain actionable insights
Understands how to build internal cross-functional and cross-regional collaborations, ensuring broad input to decision making
Embraces innovation and shared goals
Has excellent communication skills: verbal, written and when giving presentations
Has strong influencing skills to be able to engage effectively with internal and external stakeholders
Able to thrive as part of a team and when working independently
Proven track record of delivering results that meet or exceed targeted objectives
Fluency in English, in addition to the local language(s), both oral and written
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
Scientific, healthcare or medical degree (BSc, MS, PhD, PharmD, RN, MBBS, MB.ChB or equivalent).
Substantial medical affairs experience, throughout the product lifecycle
A strong understanding of the drug development process and launch planning
Relevant drug development, therapeutic area expertise and existing external expert network is an advantage
Robust knowledge of regulations and practices related to industry interactions with healthcare professionals
Experience partnering with regional/country and global functions and leadership
At argenx we strive to create a welcoming and inclusive environment. Here all applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics. argenx is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
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